One Year, One Pandemic, One Community A Visual Journey Through The Confined, Shared Existence Of One Neighborhood     About This Project: The front lines of this fight to stop an out-of-control virus was in the hospital wards and ambulances, but the impact was everywhere; in the stores, streets, homes & backyards of my neighborhood….

A Changing Suburbia

A Changing Suburbia

  Black Lives Matter Finds Love & Support In LA’s Mostly White Suburbs Photographs & Text by Todd Bigelow/Contact               As the BLM movement reaches new heights, several national media outlets have taken notice of a substantial difference from previous Black Lives Matters support: White suburbia is joining in.  “As crowds have surged through American cities…

One Woman’s Journey Through The Pandemic

One Woman’s Journey Through The Pandemic

With the Covid lockdown mandated in March, 2020, I immediately began photographing Erin and her two kids as they navigated a new pandemic life. Like so many others, their lives were severely disrupted. Erin’s two, socially gregarious kids were suddenly isolated with one another and attending school on Zoom from their suburban home. PE was…

Life Under Coronavirus: The New Underground Economy

Life Under Coronavirus: The New Underground Economy

  The New Underground Economy LA’s ‘Safer At Home’ Order’ Gave Birth To A New Economy Where Businesses Secretly Stayed Open To Avert Financial Disaster   Photo Essay & Reporting by Todd Bigelow/Contact Press Images Published by Politico   Los Angeles’ “Safer At Home” order was thrust to the center of national politics when the Department…

My Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown

My Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown

  Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown: A Neighborhood Portrait   Published by NBC News For An Updated Version Of This Story, Please See “One Year, One Pandemic, One Community” As a photojournalist, I’ve covered disasters and conflicts around the world, yet never have I seen a disaster where everyone worldwide is simultaneously facing the same…